Smoothie Day 2: Whoah Avocado

This is going to be short, sweet and to the point but you are going to want to make this! We made a smoothie with avocado in it this morning and the kiddo loved it!  He couldn’t taste the Greek yogurt, avocado and spinach. Here is the recipe and let me tell you it was…

Smoothie Day 1

Monday mornings are notoriously hard for me to get up on time. I always end up sleeping in and even more so since I have been taking night time medicine to help keep the nasty cold germs from the hubby away!   This morning was no different but I did drag myself out of bed…

Thankful for my nuts….

I always giggle like a little girl when I say the word nuts; I absolutely had to throw in a little play on words in the post title! Now that that is out of the way I have to say I am still thankful for my nuts that I had in my purse. I was…

Quick Meal Prep – Lunches

People think quick meal prep is like a unicorn with a rainbow tail. A pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Fictitious. Oxymoron. Something that just doesn’t exist.  Well, it does exist. Not only does it exist I did a quick meal prep.  Saturday I made my lunches for the week in 25…

Meal Prep Monday

   These 12 meals took me about 30 minutes to assemble this morning. We had some family time last night and I didn’t want to sacrifice that for meal prep! I did spend about 5 minutes looking for my other 3 containers to only find out that my kiddo had grown them out by mistake…

Pinterest Recipe Fail

We all see recipes on Pinterest that look amazing and think “I can do that!”.  Well, I saw this recipe on Pinterest and thought the same thing. Here’s the recipe:    Looks simple enough right?  Well, apparently not for me!!   What my cucumber slices looked like after using a whole cucumber.     What I…

Why I chose Shakeology

I have had a lot of people ask me why I chose Shakeology over all the other less expensive options out there.  Yes, if you don’t know all the benefits of Shakeology you would think that it is expensive.  Here is WHY I chose this as my daily dose of nutrition.  Shakeology has: Proteins Amino…

Spiced Apple Pork Chops

The hubs and I are trying our best to stick to our monthly budget.  The end of every month seems to bring the challenge of trying to find something healthy to make for dinner with what we have on hand…does anyone else have this issue?  I’m sure we aren’t the only ones facing this challenge….

21 Day Fix Approved: Almond Crusted Chicken Fingers

I am always on the look out for healthy recipes that the whole family will like and I always do a little happy dance if they are 21 Day Fix approved wink emoticon I found this recipe on teambeachbody.com and I know it will be a win! What kid doesn’t like chicken fingers??!!?? And with…

21 Day Fix Approved: Turkey Meatloaf

I promised this recipe in a blog post last week and here it is…FINALLY!  I was surprised how good this recipe turned out and I promise it tastes much better than this picture looks.  This was definitely a hit with my family and I am making it again today for dinner either Monday  night or…

21 Day Fix: Day 2 and Fix approved Chili

Day 2 Upper Body Fix and my arms were toast after last nights swim session. I pulled on my big girl panties and muscled through it!  It was hard though. I’m going to look at my training program and see what I can switch around to accommodate the 21 Day Fix schedule for the next…

21 Day Fix: Day 1 & Taco Turkey Burgers

I’m a little late in posting my Day 1 but life got in the way and better late than never!   Since I had to hit pause last week due to doctors orders I was ready to tackle this program once and for all!  I did Cardio Fix and felt great. The only problem…